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Tag Archive: Self-help

Limits Is A Myth

This is the story about Luis Ramos, a teenager that overcame the use of drugs as they had taken away all the things he loved the most.   About the Filmmaker Submitted by Brayan Mejicanos I[…]


Ethan is just your average 18-year old school student. He can write, play piano, speak Spanish, swim, skateboard, rock climb and ice-skate. He also happens to be legally blind. Chronicling his amazing achievements despite his[…]

Miles McCracken

Miles McCracken is an inspirational young man whose love of life and optimism shines through in everything he does. He goes out of his way each and every day to ensure that his friends and[…]

Allowed to Exhale

Story Description If you sit on a train for ten minutes and watch the people come and go, you’ll notice we are in a rush and have a deadline. This documentary of Kat’s summer study[…]

Ryan Siberry- Founder of 416 and Company

After a devastating house fire left Ryan out on the streets, he overcame drug addiction and homelessness by starting up his own company in Toronto Ontario called 416 and Company. His company now makes amazing[…]


Many people say I’m crazy. They say my words fly out of my mouth without hesitation and that my thoughts are constantly bouncing back and fourth at 100 miles per hour. They are correct. My[…]

One Magazine at a Time

Steven Riggs has always lived in poverty, and when he ended up in prison, he lost everything. Now Steven sells magazines for Streetwise, a nonprofit dedicated to helping impoverished people earn their own money.  […]

Be a Follower

Be a Follower is a film about a young man and his push to your children and adults the same, to get out there a be a follower. Being a follower has always in my[…]

Grrl Alex

My Genderation is an ongoing film project celebrating trans lives and experience. In 2011 Fox Fisher and Lewis Hancox both took part in a mainstream documentary in the UK. Afterwards, they formed My Genderation and[…]

Birdhouse Bill (and His Rainbow Rocks)

Meet Bill! The self-described nut who fills his retirement days by being a realtor. A bird realtor that is. Bill Larkin has built a collection of thousands of birdhouses and colorful rocks that fill his[…]